Sports governance

Fans wait before the semifinal round of the men's hockey game between the team from Russia and the Czech Republic at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
February 24, 2018 - 7:02 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The International Olympic Committee has left a decision whether to reinstate Russia to the Pyeongchang Olympics until the day of the closing ceremony. The IOC must announce by Sunday if the Russian Olympic Committee will be readmitted to the Olympic family after...
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Ivanie Blondin of Canada, Ayano Sato of Japan, and Annouk van der Weijden of The Netherlands, from left to right, crash during the women's mass start speedskating race at the Gangneung Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
February 24, 2018 - 6:47 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 8:45 p.m. Medal favorites Ivanie Blondin of Canada and Ayano Sato of Japan are out of the mass-start speedskating final after crashing halfway through the semifinal at the Pyeongchang Games. Blondin could not...
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Gold medalists in the women's team sprint freestyle cross-country skiing Kikkan Randall and Jessica Diggins, of the United States, pose during the medals ceremony at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
February 24, 2018 - 6:38 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 8:35 p.m. The International Olympic Committee says it has not yet reached a decision on whether Russia will be reinstated in time for Sunday's closing ceremony at the Pyeongchang Games. The Olympic body's...
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North Korean cheerleaders sing during the men's 500 meters short track speedskating semifinal in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
February 24, 2018 - 4:53 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 6:50 p.m. While millions of people around the world get ready to watch the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, North Koreans are still waiting to see the first event. The virtual blackout is a...
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Fans wait before the semifinal round of the men's hockey game between the team from Russia and the Czech Republic at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
February 24, 2018 - 4:21 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Confusion reigns over how the International Olympic Committee will decide what to do with the banned Russian Olympic Committee. They could readmit them, continue the ban or hedge with what the IOC says might be a "partial solution." The IOC must announce by Sunday if...
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United States's skip John Shuster reacts during the men's final curling match against Sweden at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
February 24, 2018 - 4:17 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 6:15 p.m. The American men have won the Olympic gold medal in curling in a stunning and decisive upset of Sweden. John Shuster skipped the United States to a 10-7 victory on Saturday for only the second...
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Team Norway celebrates winning the bronze medal in the alpine team event at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
February 24, 2018 - 3:10 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 5:05 p.m. Norway's third-place finish in the new Alpine skiing team event at the Pyeongchang Games has given the country a record 38 medals at a single Winter Olympics. Norway leads the medals table with 13...
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Team Norway celebrates winning the bronze medal in the alpine team event at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
February 24, 2018 - 3:06 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 5:05 p.m. Norway's third-place finish in the new Alpine skiing team event at the Pyeongchang Games has given the country a record 38 medals at a single Winter Olympics. Norway leads the medals table with 13...
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United States's skip John Shuster, left, and Sweden's skip Niklas Edin, sweep the ice during the men's final curling match at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
February 24, 2018 - 2:51 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 4:45 p.m. There's been a close call early in the men's curling final at the Pyeongchang Olympics. With the Americans and Swedes tied 2-all in the fourth end, a Swedish last throw left some question which stone...
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FILE - In this March 12, 2016, file photo, LSU's Tim Quarterman watches the final moments of the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Texas A&M in the Southeastern Conference tournament in Nashville, Tenn. Bank records and other expense reports that are part of a federal probe into college basketball list a wide range of impermissible payments from agents to at least two dozen players or their relatives, according to documents obtained by Yahoo Sports. A balance sheet said Tim Quarterman, now playing for the Agua Caliente Clippers of the NBA G League, received at least $16,000 while a junior at LSU. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
February 24, 2018 - 2:44 am
The first blow to college basketball came in August, when a federal investigation revealed hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes and kickbacks being funneled to influence recruits. The games went on under the dark cloud hanging over the sport, the season playing out while everyone wondered...
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